May 28, 2020
Stand Evaluation

How Does Your Corn Stand Up? Adam’s Evaluation Tips.

The corn is emerging and now is the best time to walk your fields and assess your planting quality. There are two methods I use to determine population. The “row length” evaluation […]
May 19, 2020

The Soybean Population Sweet-Spot: NDSU & PFS Agree!

As May rolls in, so does spring fever! Spring fever symptoms are those very familiar to farmers: restlessness, loss of appetite, and daydreaming as we wait for the planters to […]
April 30, 2020

Unrecoverable: Three Corn Planting Sins to Avoid

There are certain mistakes made in life that can be compensated for: Overcook a hamburger? Just add a little extra cheese or ketchup! Stayed up too […]
March 4, 2020

5 Questions to Ask When Planting into High Residue Fields

With the limited fieldwork completed last fall, many area farmers are trying to figure out how to manage residue left in the fields. If you’re already […]
April 3, 2019

Goss’s Wilt Can be Prevented Today with 3 Key Steps

The snow is melting and the black of the fields in the Red River Valley is starting to show through. Although corn planting is still a […]
June 28, 2018

The Only Constant is Change

“The check is in the mail.” “I’m from the government and I’m here to help.”  And, “After the merger/buyout, nothing will really change.” Those are popular […]
June 7, 2018

Scout Now, Profit Later. Top Scouting Tips for a Successful Year

If you’re like us, then you’re feeling pretty great to be back out there doing what you love after that long winter. There’s nothing like getting […]
May 17, 2018

Best Practices for a Better Soybean Crop

We started our Ole & Sven plots in 2004. Our intent has always been to bring something more to area growers than just hybrid and variety […]
May 3, 2018
Climate FieldView

Make the Most of Climate FieldView This Spring

Spring has arrived and it’s time to be in the fields. While you’re reacquainting yourself with your equipment and adjusting to life without those winter coveralls […]
April 26, 2018

Right Product, Right Acres. How do you Rate?

Lately we’ve been talking a lot about how you can leverage the power of technology on your farm to impact your bottom line. We’re breaking some […]
April 19, 2018

Boost Corn Yield by Choosing the Right Planting Depth

We’ve been sharing findings from our 13 years of Ole & Sven plot data to shed some light on best practices for maximizing your corn yields. […]
April 5, 2018

The Best Thing You Can Do to Improve Corn Stand

I get it, you’ve been waiting all season, suffering through what feels like an endless winter and you’re ready to get that corn in the ground. […]